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A good critical thinking test is not going to be a test of factual knowledge about critical thinking. Memorizing information and definitions is not the key. A good critical thinking test will engage you in using your critical thinking because critical thinking is a process.  Achieving greater success with critical thinking requires practice. Regularly exercising your critical thinking s...

Many high stakes assessments provided by Insight Assessment are not available for sale directly to individuals for self-assessment. If you are a representative of an agency, we will be happy to provide you information about products we might have available for your employee or trainee project.  

Our assessments cannot be purchased to practice for an assessment that you have been assigned to take by your school, colle...

No we do not offer specific test preparation materials.  Remember, a good critical thinking test is not going to be a test of factual knowledge about critical thinking. Memorizing information and definitions is not the key. A good critical thinking test will engage you in using your critical thinking because critical thinking is a process.  Achieving greater success with critical thinking requires practice. Regularly exercising yo...

Yes, For reasons of test security and to protect the testing programs of our institutional and industry clients, we restrict purchase of certain of our testing products to qualified professionals and researchers as indicated on our website. However we do offer a line of personal assessments for adults and children.

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The first decision is whether you want to test for strength in thinking skills or measure the dispositions and mindset attributes associated with great critical thinkers. The choice of the instrument will depend on the age and educational level of the intended test takers.

For educational institutions:

  • To assess thinking skills
    • Adults in college or with a college or graduate level education are tested with...

Insight Assessment test instruments are currently being used by universities, hospitals, businesses, government agencies, researchers and K-12 schools in over sixty nations and twenty languages throughout the world.

As part of Insight Assessment's ongoing effort to provide critical thinking measurement globally, we have made a major commitment to our international customers by greatly enhancing our online tools to support multiple lan...

Critical thinking is the key to educational success throughout the world. Students possessing strength in critical thinking are better equipped to solve problems, to understand and to integrate content material, and to achieve in school. And that achievement prepares them for tomorrow. Schools and academies of all kinds -- independent, charter, public, private, international – use Insight Assessment test instruments to gather solid evidence...

Yes. Insight Assessment critical thinking skills tests measure core reasoning skills such as analysis, inference and evaluation as well as inductive reasoning and deductive reasoning.  The specific instrument to select will depend on the educational level of the people in your sample.

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Insight Assessment offers validated, cost effective and reliable critical thinking measurement tools calibrated for community, technical and 2-year certificate college students . Our clients depend on our comprehensive set of test instruments to assess core critical thinking skills and the habits of mind for many educational p...

The California Critical Thinking Skills Test, CCTST, has been a premier instrument for measuring critical thinking skills for more 30 years. The CCTST measures essential reasoning and decision making processes.

Measures of reasoning skill and mindset must be calibrated to the developmental level of the individual and the level of decision responsibility that will be expected of the employee or training program graduate.&...

Our critical thinking disposition tests can be completed in 15 to 25 minutes.

Assessments in the INSIGHT suite typically require 25-30 minutes.

Specific times can be found in the overview page of each a...

As a function of test security, we do not provide item level data or scale structure information. If you are attempting to calculate a reliability statistic for your testing session, you can request and receive reliability coefficients for your sample if it is of adequate size to support this analysis. If you are attempting to improve scores by training your test takers to learn which answer is correct, this is not an effective way to impro...

Insight Assessment test instruments are currently being used by universities, hospitals, businesses, government agencies, researchers and K-12 schools in over sixty nations and twenty languages throughout the world.  Insight Assessment provides the tools used by educational institutions to train engineers, linguists, technologists, teachers, and graduates who will step into jo...

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